Sunday 2nd October 2022

Sunday 2nd October 2022

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Long-billed Dowitcher. (J Bowley et al) In addition, 3 Curlew Sandpiper and 135+ Mediterranean Gull. (M Broadbent) Also reported, 2 Greenshank, 8 Oystercatcher, 7 Curlew, many Teal and Wigeon. Carnsew Pool: 3 Curlew, 5 Oystercatcher, 3 Little Grebe, 4 Cormorant. (M Webb) 3 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Grey Plover at The Causeway. (J St Ledger) Also, 3 Cattle Egret at Ryan’s Field this evening. (T Wilson)

Long-billed Dowitcher – John Chapple

Nanjizal Valley (private site with no access): 1 Blackpoll Warbler seen briefly this morning. Also, Yellow-browed Warbler ringed on private site. (K Wilson, N Ward)

Walmsley: 150+ Canada Goose; 9 Greylag Goose, 1 White-fronted Goose, 1 Bar Headed Goose. 2 Green Sandpiper, 2 Buzzard, 40+ Teal, 6 Cattle Egret, 2 Little Egret, 2 Lapwing over, 3 House Martin, 2 Swallow, 2 Buzzard. (S Lilley)

Lizard Point: 1 Merlin over. (R Wilkins)

Church Cove: 1 Wryneck this afternoon. (I MaClean)

Porthgwarra: 1 Lapland Bunting over ‘Faraway Cottage’ at 09: 45. Also, Yellow-browed Warbler & Spotted flycatcher at the Stonewall pool this morning. (M Wallace)

Nanquidno: 1m Ring Ouzel on bramble patch through gate at seaward end. (P Taylor, H Mitchell)

Levant: 1 Cory’s Shearwater lingering offshore for 15 minutes with 6 Balearic Shearwater and feeding flock of Kittiwakes at 10.30am. (M Scott-Ham)

Pendrea, St Buryan: female Marsh Harrier west at 15:00. (P Fraser)

Drift Reservoir: 3 Little Grebe, Garganey, 22 Teal, 2 Tufted Duck, 2 Common Sandpiper, 6 Snipe. (D Flumm) In addition, 1 Little Stint, 7 Teal, 1 Gadwall, 1 Tufted Duck. (N R Rogers)

Mount’s Bay: c25 Sandwich Tern feeding with Mediterranean and Black-head Gull this morning. (P Fraser) In addition, 3 or 4 Arctic Skua harassing the gulls opposite Morrisons, including one juvenile. (I Hayes)

St Ives Island: 1 Snow Bunting. (C Oates)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Osprey at the Golden Lion end. (R Wilkins)

Truro: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler calling in Sycamores just down the road from Truro train station. (M Broadbent)

Penhale Round Retail Park: 100+ Pied Wagtail roosting in trees by Premier Inn. (P Taylor)

Carnewas: 2 Chough heading north @ 11:30, 2 Chough heading south 12:30, 1 fem. Kestrel, 2 Raven, c20 Linnet, c12 Stonechat, Dunnock, Wren, female Blackbird, Pied Wagtail, c40 House Sparrow. (S Ashby)

Constantine Bay: 46 Turnstone, 17 Oystercatcher, 3 Mediterranean Gull, 12 Black Headed Gull, 5 Purple Sandpiper, 1 Gannet, 6 Chough (flew overhead, towards Mother Ivey’s Bay). (C Taylor)

Camel Estuary/Little Petherick Creek: 3 Little Egret, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Knot, 12 Curlew, 14 Oystercatcher, I Greenshank, 2 Redshank. (C Taylor)

Old Bridge, Wadebridge: 1 Curlew Sandpiper. (D Julian)

Treraven Meadow: 5 Curlew Sandpiper and 2 Ruff this afternoon. (D Julian)

Crowdy Reservoir: Whooper Swan still present and 1 Firecrest. (M Worden)

Bude: Great White Egret still on river from the stand and 1 Cattle Egret at Maer Lake. (A Roberts)

Rame & Penlee: (1200 -1500) c2000 Swallow – steady movement south over whole peninsula, 10 House Martin, 1 Sand Martin, 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 1 Firecrest, 2 Wheatear, 1 Whinchat, 7 Chiffchaff, 2 (1m+1f) Blackcap and 1 Tree Pipit – flyover calling. (G Lewis)


Long-billed Dowitcher – Martin Webb
Long-billed Dowitcher – Martin Webb
Long-billed Dowitcher – Martin Webb
Long-billed Dowitcher – Mike Spicer
Long-billed Dowitcher – Dave Flumm
Long-billed Dowitcher – Steve Cox
Long-billed Dowitcher – Alex McKechnie
Long-billed Dowitcher – Nigel Rogers
White-fronted Goose – Steve Lilley
Long-billed Dowitcher – John St Ledger
Cattle Egret – Tony Wilson
Curlew Sandpiper – Andrew Witheywood